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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Do you suffer from insomnia as a result of your diabetes?
Yes, it is difficult for me to fall asleep at night, but I generally stay asleep once I do.
 
I can fall asleep, but have difficulty staying asleep and/or experience frequent awakenings.
 
I have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep!
 
I have no trouble sleeping.
 
I have the opposite problem and have trouble staying awake.
 
None of these apply, but I do have other sleep issues.
 

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by Carey Potash
Some people have trained diabetes alert dogs that bark and lick their face in the middle of the night when their child is experiencing dangerously high or low blood sugars. I don't have a dog to wake me up. When I sleep past the alarm and forget to test my son's blood sugar, I turn to my go-to guy - a hallucinatory stone-faced murderer. Completely zonked hours after I wanted to wake up and check Charlie, I found myself walking along the...